The Importance of Having a Family Reunion

Family reunion outside in the Arizona mountains.

New job opportunities or exciting adventures pull people into different cities and states, making it common for families to spread out across the country. We have had to rely on video calls and holiday cards from our loved ones in recent years, with limited in-person interaction. Now it is more important than ever to bring relatives together who may not have seen each other for several years.

Here are a few important reasons you should consider having a family reunion soon!

Reconnect with Relatives

Sometimes life can get in the way, and you fall out of touch with relatives. A family reunion is a great place to catch up with those you love and miss. Families can play games, go on outdoor adventures, or simply relax by the pool and enjoy some much-needed time together. Some families even spend hours telling stories and filling in their loved ones on the time that they missed together.

Teach Kids Family History

Family reunions can connect the next generation to their past. From kids hearing stories about the family history and trying recipes passed down over the years, family reunions help kids form identities about who they are. Hearing funny stories about their parents getting into trouble as teenagers can provide kids with a sense of belonging and connection with their immediate family members. Letting your children learn about where and who they came from helps them build a sense of self-identity.   

Create New Memories Together

One of the best parts of a family reunion is creating new memories and celebrating old ones. Families can leave the reunion with funny stories, adventures with cousins, and fond memories with older relatives. This allows you to look forward to the next event when everyone comes together.  

If you’re ready to start planning your family reunion, Cabins on Strawberry Hill can assist you. We offer exclusive use of all 14 cabins and use of our resort property and amenities for your event. We have everything you and your family need to create lasting memories, from picnic tables and gas grills to campfire pits and several outdoor patio lounge sets. 

If you’re searching for the perfect family reunion venue in the Arizona Mountains, call (928)476-4252 to inquire about rates and availability!